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In less than a week, thousands of fans and pro players from around the world will converge in Atlanta, GA to celebrate the biggest Hi-Rez event of the year, and hundreds of thousands more will tune in for live coverage, announcements, and tournaments on Mixer. Whether you’re attending in person or joining the fun online, read on for the complete Hi-Rez Expo Survival Guide!

Live Attendees

Coming to the World Championships in person? Here’s what you need to know—plus some fun activities to look out for as you explore the expo floor.

Expo Hours and Badge Pickup

Friday, November 16: 10AM–Midnight
Saturday, November 17: 10AM–Midnight
Sunday, November 18: 10AM–8PM

Badges can be picked up at the DreamHack registration desk.

Hi-Rez Presents and Tournament Schedule

This unforgettable weekend kicks off with Hi-Rez Presents at 10:30AM on Friday, November 16. Get a front-row seat for news and announcements from your favorite games!

World Championship Quarter-Finals are played all day on Friday, followed by Semi-Finals on Saturday and Finals on Sunday. Don’t miss a set–check out hirezexpo.com for the full tournament schedule!

Panels + Meet and Greets

HRX weekend is jam-packed with community events! Snag autographs and code cards at Meet and Greets or get a behind-the-scenes look at game development during Panels. There’s something for every fan! Check out the full schedule here.

HRX Passport

Grab a HRX Passport and collect stamps throughout your adventure by completing certain activities–then, turn in your completed Passport at the HRX Hype Zone to score a unique, game-specific pin! These pins are ONLY available at HRX in limited supplies, so grab one while you can! Trade pins with other HRX attendees throughout the weekend and display your spoils on your lanyard.

Cosplay Contest

Ready those glue guns, sharpen your scissors, and prepare to compete for a prize pool of $15,000! The 5th Annual Cosplay Contest Pre-Judging begins on Saturday at 10:30AM and the live stage walk will be broadcast between 1:00-3:00PM. Click here for more details.

Hi-Rez After-Party

Join us for The Official HRX 2018 After Party at Main Event in Atlanta on Sunday night! Must be 21+ to drink, but everyone is welcome to have fun regardless of age! Main Event features arcade games, bowling, laser tag, billiards, a live DJ, and more! A limited number of tickets are available for $50.

Online Attendees

Joining the fun from home? Here’s what you need to know about this year’s online HRX experience.

Mixer In-Stream Rewards

Earn guaranteed SMITE and Paladins in-game loot every hour you watch Hi-Rez Expo on Mixer!

Step 1: Link you Hi-Rez and Mixer account.

Step 2: Tune in to live broadcasts on mixer.com/SMITEGame and mixer.com/PaladinsGame from November 16-18.

Step 3: Profit!

For more details on what you can earn each hour, check out the Paladins and SMITE blog posts.

Viewing Parties

Can’t make it to the party in Atlanta, GA? Don’t fret–we’re bringing the party to you! Official HRX Viewing Parties are being hosted around the world. Celebrate with friends, grab some exclusive goodies, and dive into everything the event has to offer! Click here for the full list of viewing party locations.

Hi-Rez Presents and Tournament Schedule

This unforgettable weekend kicks off with Hi-Rez Presents at 10:30AM on Friday, November 16. Be the first to see news and announcements from your favorite games!

World Championship Quarter-Finals are played all day on Friday, followed by Semi-Finals on Saturday and Finals on Sunday. Don’t miss a set–check out hirezexpo.com for the full tournament schedule!

In-Game Goodies

The HRX experience doesn’t have to end November 18! Celebrate the World Championships all year long with the SMITE and Paladins Digital Loot Packs, available for a limited time only.